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Have you ever wanted to experience true solitude while hiking through the wind-swept plains? Then Grasslands NP, the next stop on our #GeoWeek tour, has the answer! The park has some of the best views Saskatchewan has to offer! Check it out: 🧐m
After last week's #WeeklyHistory about the Kazan/Harvaqtuuq River, we're following the #caribou tracks right to The Fall Caribou Crossing National Historic Site!✨ Head over to our Instagram stories:
On our list of ways to discover and appreciate the natural world around us, #hiking is at the top (get it?)! 😅 It’s#TakeAHikeDayy! 🌲🥾 Make sure your next adventures include the best…Jnma
John P. Humphrey was recognized today as a #NationalHistoricPerson. He helped shape new forms of global governance after the #WWII and advanced #HumanRights law by laying the foundations for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948.
There are thousands of ways to celebrate #GeoWeek! One of them is to join the Coastie initiative. This program uses coastal photos/selfies to monitor shoreline change in some of Canada’s national parks! 😮 Learn more
Happy 50th Birthday 🎂#WorldHeritageConventionn from all of Canada’s UNESCO World Heritage sites 🎞️🇨🇦🌎 With 20 natural and cultural sites inscribed and 11 more on the tentative list, Canada has many incredible locations to learn
3…2…1… IT’S TIME! Purchase the new #ParksCanada #DiscoveryPass today and get ready for a year’s worth of exciting new experiences - 450 000 km2 of memories await:
With over 60 kilometers worth of hiking trails taking you through a plethora of diverse eco-regions 🌲,@PukaskwaNPP is the perfect place to spend a day outside! Learn more
#TipTuesday We may not be fully in winter's icy grip, but there are still risks of hypothermia 🥶. When heading out • Dress for the weather • Pack extra layers • Hydrate with warm drinks Learn more:
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#DYK Sergeant Karen Hermeston was the first female member of the Canadian Army Film and Photo Unit? Read about how she documented Canadian forces overseas during the #SSW here: 🧐C
Today, the #GoC announced $557M infrastructure funding for #ParksCanada, confirming continued commitment in conserving Canada’s nat’l heritage places. 🇨🇦💚 This includes close to $9.8M f#builtheritageage restoration #GrandeGraveave
When you take a photo of yourself, that’s a selfie. When you take a photo of the coast, that’s a Coastie! 📸 🏞️Take a photo and upload it to help researchers monitor the impacts of climate change i@ParksCanadada…X6#ParksCanadaConservationoqh
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For #GeographyAwarenessWeek we want to highlight some of Canada’s naturally preserved eco-regions 🌄 With Rocky Mountain peaks, turquoise lakes and an abundance of wildlife, there’s something for everyone at Banff National Park! Plan a visit
It’s important to be kind to one another, but it’s just as important to be kind to Mother Nature! We must all do our part to help conserve Canada’s natural areas and wildlife populations 💚 Learn more about our conservation efforts
In this @InspectionCan podcast episode of #InspectAndProtect, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency answers questions from the public, and you might learn a thing or two about #invasivespecies! 🌿 Check it out! ⬇⬇⬇…G
On #RemembranceDay, we pause to honour those who have served Canada throughout generations. Your courage, bravery and sacrifice will not be forgotten. #CanadaRemembers @RoyalCdnLegion
It’s #WorldScienceDay! #DYK that #ParksCanada has many kinds of scientists?🧪 Check out our Field Notes vlog: Restoring Healthy Bison Populations, where our wildlife vets develop detection tests & vaccines to protect bison from
This November marks the 150th anniversary of #NationalHistoricPerson Lt. Col. John McCrae’s birth. During Veterans’ Week, learn about the experiences that inspired the military surgeon’s celebrated poem, “In Flanders Fields,” in the First World War. ➡
Oh the places you’ve been! 🗺️ Celebrate your adventures with Parks Canada crests, pins, and decals and let them do the bragging for you. You earned it! 🏕️ Shop the collection here ⬇
Meet Dr. Hans Selye National Historic Person, 🩺 the father of stress research. His tireless pursuits led to the wide acceptance of stress theory. Learn more about Dr. Selye ➡
This week in #History learn about the CBC Building in Ottawa, a Classified federal heritage building, constructed for the national public broadcaster in 1964. 🏛️
Are you ready to fall head over heels 👠 for Parks Canada's official merchandise? It's easy as pie 🥧 finding gifts that really take the cake 🍰. Find your winning combination, it's the best thing since sliced bread!🍞
On Indigenous Veterans Day, #ParksCanada honours Sgt. Tommy Prince, a prominent Anishinaabe activist and veteran. #CanadaRemembers his bravery and advocacy that made a lasting impact on the country. Learn more ➡
ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒋᑦᓯ ᓄᓇᕐᔪᐊᒥ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐅᓪᓗᖓᓂ! ᐅᓪᓗᒥ, ᐃᓕᓴᖅᓯᒍᒪᕗᒍᑦ ᐊᑐᕐᓂᑲᓪᓚᕆᓐᓂᖏᓐᓂᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᓂᐱᖏᑦ ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᑦᒥ ᐊᓪᓚᕕᖏᑎᒍᑦ ᓄᓇᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᒥ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᔪᓂᑦ!
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Together, let's celebrate the culture and heritage of Inuit in Canada. Happy #InternationalInuitDay…
Today, Thérèse Casgrain is being recognized as a national historic person. During her political career, she fought against social, economic and political injustices. Learn more about her: @LibraryArchives
We are fall-ing back an hour tonight, so don’t forget to change those clocks! ⏰ Make the most of that extra hour to spend some time in the #GreatOutdoors! 🌲 For all your fall trip planning
During #VeteransWeek from November 5 to 11, we remember and honour those who served in times of conflict and peace. #CanadaRemembers @RoyalCdnLegion
As #PolarBearWeek comes to an end🐻❄, get a first-hand look at the polar bear activity in northern Manitoba during polar bear season. See it in REAL TIME at Wapusk National Park!👀 Check out th#polarbearar cams at Cape Churchill here! �…X@ParksCanadaMBaDM2
Oh, what a ride! We’ve spent an amazing week in #Newfoundland discovering #GrosMorne National Park and @UNESCO World Heritage Site, #Cabox aspiring @CanadaGeoparks, @BBMarineStation with Duncan McIlroy and @ParcsCanada with Michael Burzinsky. Thanks to @CCUNESCO and @DAIumontreal
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Wapusk National Park is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year! 🎉 This place is full of stories, hidden gems and rich culture that make up its history. 🐻❄🦌 Rediscover this wonderful
ᓄᓇᕐᔪᐊᕐᒥ ᓇᓄᐃᑦ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᖓᑦ! ᑐᑭᓯᒋᐊᒃᑲᓂᕕᒃᓴᖅ ᑖᓱᒪ ᒥᒃᓵᓄᑦ ᒥᕐᖑᐃᓯᕐᕕᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᖃᓄᖅ ᓴᐳᒻᒥᑦᓯᕙᒻᒪᖔᑕ ᓇᓄᕐᓂᒃ ᐆᒪᔪᓂᓪᓗ ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓂᑦ ➡️ (ᖃᓪᓗᓈᑎᑐᑦ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ) 📷Wayne LynchS
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It’s #InternationalPolarBearWeek! Sea ice loss due to global warming is the single biggest threat to polar bears. Learn how Parks Canada protects polar bears and other species ➡️ 📷Wayne Lynche
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Polar bear trivia time! #PolarBearWeek Q: How heavy was the largest recorded polar bear in Wapusk National Park? a) 700 kg b) 775 kg c) 920 kg Answer at 3 pm!
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📢 Two weeks left! Parks Canada and the Kluane National Park Management Board want to hear what you think about our plans for the park over the next 10 years. The draft management plan is available for review and comment until November 14th:…rk
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Take part in a reflection on the past and future of the World Heritage Convention during an online symposium from November 8-10, presented by #ParksCanada, @ICOMOS_Canada and @CCUNESCO. Register here ➡️
It’s #PolarBearWeek!🐻❄ In northern Manitoba, along the Hudson Bay, lies Wapusk National Park. Wapusk means “White Bear” in Cree & is home to the largest#polarbearr denning area in the WORLD!🌎 For mor#BearFactsts, visit ⬇⬇…UF@ParksCanadaMBMjg
#DYK that the Old Toronto Post Office/Old Bank of Canada National Historic Site was designed to look like a Greek temple? 🏛️ Find out more This Week
More than a #Halloween 🎃 staple,#batss 🦇 are crucial to our ecosystems, but sadly they are under threat. On this spookiest of days, learn all a-bat these amazing mammals and find out what YOU can do to help❤️…Ep�#ParksCanadaConservationi#batweeke9x3
Happy #Halloween! 🎃 Are you feeling the haunted and spooky vibes like we are? 👻✨ If celebrating Halloween is in your plans, stay safe and have funPV
These aren’t just any rocks! 🗿 The#BurgessShalee in@YohoNPP reveals the secrets of life before dinosaurs 🦖 roamed these lands! The details preserved in these fossils are wh@theIUGSGS named it one of thei#First100Geositeses. Check it out iugs-geoheritage.orgKA2
Cougars, lynxes and bobcats oh my! 🐱 No this isn’t the Wizard of Oz… we’re just naming the types of cats that can be found in some national parks!#NationalCatDayy Be sure check out some safety precautions when encountering these fantastic
Over millions of years, the clash between ocean 🌊 and land 🌋 created the fascinating geological layers found in Gros Morne National Park. This week@theIUGSGS named it one of thei#First100Geositeses for its unique history. Learn more here iugs-geoheritage.orgA6X
Rock on! 🤘🗿 Gros Morne National Park and th#BurgessShalele i@YohoNPNP are among six Canadian locations that earned a spot o@theIUGSGS list o#First100Geositeses thanks to their unique geological heritage! Check it out �…b22
⭐ NEW VLOG EPISODE! ⭐ It’s #batweek!🦇 Join Parks Canada scientists across Quebec on a search for bats!🔍 You’ll learn how we’re working together to better understand and protect these important mammals.#ParksCanadaConservationon Watch Now ⬇⬇…rY
Rocking news! 🤘🗿 Six Canadian sites mad@theIUGSGS list o#First100Geositeses for the rocky tales told beneath their surfaces, including Gros Morne National Park and th#BurgessShalele i@YohoNPNP! Learn more
A true treasure hunting story: How pro-skier @griffpost and a team of scientists uncovered Bradford Washburn's lost cache from 1937 in the Saint Elias range. @ParcsCanada @ParksCanada @SierraNevada @ProtectWinters…
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We are celebrating #Batweek! @GBINP is home to several bat hotels. Staff have held “Watch Party” nights at the bat box locations on Beausoleil Island to count and monitor the bat population in the park.…
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It’s International Bat Week🦇 The bats in Canada need our help! While there are 1,000+ species of bats on Earth, only 17 species are regularly seen in Canada. Learn about the bats in Banff National Park & how to help protect
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